Recognized by Inc. 500 as a Leading Entrepreneur
About Russell Rahm
An advertising executive with three decades of experience in direct marketing, Russell Rahm co-founded Sub Direct LLC in 2009. As a principal of the company, he has developed business relationships with such partners as Meredith Corporation and Gogo Inflight Services as part of a strategy that has seen Sub Direct expand into one of the most wide-ranging media marketing networks in the country. Russell Rahm also serves as president and CEO of Shawnee, Kansas-based Leading Edge Strategies. In this role, he oversees a direct marketing solutions firm that provides clients around the world with services ranging from call center operations to data consulting.
Consistently at the forefront of the industry with each new enterprise he launches, Russell Rahm has twice won Inc. Magazine’s Entrepreneurial Superstars Award. He began his first business venture 20 years ago with the formation of Publishers Renewal Service Co., which he guided to a position as one of America’s leading direct marketing sales companies. Along with building innovative advertising and sales organizations, Mr. Rahm engages in real estate development and since 2000 he has invested in properties throughout California and greater Kansas City collectively valued at approximately $10 million.
Actively involved in his local region’s business community, Russell Rahm belongs to the Shawnee Chamber of Commerce. He also acts as an Advisory Board member for Think Big Partners in Kansas City, Missouri.